And Jesus saw Satan fall like lightening. Where did he go? Here. The Church is at war. Our enemy prowls around like a lion ready to devour any prey that will make it into his toothless mouth. He’s looking for Christians. He wants to destroy shepherds and scatter sheep. Make no mistake, even in peaceful America, you and I are at war with the powers of darkness. Where should we flee and from whence cometh our help? We look to the mountain(s)… to Calvary. For God has given us the victory. He has made us the living heirs to his kingdom. Satan cannot harm you, but he will scowl fierce as he will and hurl all kinds of insults and lies at you. No fear: Christ has judged him, return to the Lord your God. Read his holy Word, pray for his Holy Spirit, and return again to his Word and Divine Service. Be fed, be alive in Jesus… for he has marked you as his own. The angels see the mark. Satan sees the mark. The angels rejoice and sing for joy over you. Happy St. Michael’s Day… Who is like God?? You are, for Jesus has washed you in the blood of the Lamb.